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Dr. Ariana D'Arms

Education Advisor

Ariana D'Arms, Ph.D., BCBA-D received her Ph.D. in Psychology: Behavior Analysis from Western Michigan University. Her research and teaching focus on effective academic instruction for struggling learners, training of graduate-level teachers, and behavioral systems analysis. Currently, she is an Assistant Professor on Special Appointment in the Master of Science in Applied Behavior Analysis Program at Western Connecticut State University. Previously, Dr. D'Arms was the Education Assistant at the Association for Behavior Analysis International (ABAI), where she supported the coordination of Behavior Analysis Certification Board (BACB) verified course sequences (VCS) for institutions globally. Her primary professional goal is to ensure that quality behavior analytic services are being provided to individuals who would benefit from receiving them. This is applied through her work as a direct reading instructor to students with significant reading delays, a supervisor and trainer of graduate-level behavior analysts in training, and a creator of systems to verify quality coursework and experience is provided to graduate students. As an educator and BCBA-D, she has provided academic instruction, behavior interventions, and teacher supervision in many PK-12 schools and clinics to support students with and without developmental disabilities. In her daily life, she enjoys playing games, collecting records, and summer gardening. 

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